Bush Accuses Democrats of Politics on Child Health Bill

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At a press conference today, President Bush got ahead of the Congress, anticipating that it will send him an expansion the State Children's Health Insurance Program.  With an increase in the cigarette tax, the SCHIP bill would subsidize health insurance for kids whose parents make as much as $80,000 a year. Sheryl Gay Stolberg covers the White House for the New York Times.

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Guest:
Sheryl Gay Stolberg - health policy reporter at the New York Times - @SherylNYT

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Katie Cooper, Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner